What is a Wedding Consultant?
A wedding consultant is a professional who provides assistance, insight and support in the planning of a wedding from start to finish.
Why is a Wedding Consultant essential?
Wedding Consultants help ease the stress and time it takes to plan a wedding. A significant amount of work goes into planning the big day and a consultant is there to help you throughout the entire process. They assist in picking trusted vendors; designing, decorating, keeping track of the budget, creating a timeline and all the little details in between. Most importantly they give couples a peace of mind allowing them to relax and enjoy what this momentous event is all about- each other and the new life they are about to begin.
What are misconceptions about Wedding Consultants you’d like to clear up?
The first is that they can be pricey. Wedding Consultants are happy to work with couples regardless of the wedding’s size and budget. Moreover, they should be able to save you money. Second, some believe you have to hire a consultant to plan your whole day from start to finish. Consultants can be hired at any stage of planning- we are here to help locate vendors, provide counsel and/or help with day of implementation.
How should a bride choose a Wedding Consultant?
Choosing the right consultant to plan your wedding is an important decision. You should meet with the consultant to discuss your vision and what services you’d like them to provide. It is important that you mesh well with your consultant and that they understand you, since they will play an integral role in your upcoming planning.
What are some current trends you think are fun and creative?
Using alternatives to flowers for centerpieces. Fruit, vegetables, candles and tree branches can all add a unique flare. Also, not everyone likes cake for dessert, so incorporating a candy table or a traditional family dessert can make for great memories and provide a distinctive touch to your wedding.
What are some trends you wish would go by the wayside?
Sometimes couples may feel that they need to have a wedding that is traditional and “by the book.” When all is said and done this is your big day and you should do things that fit your taste best.
Favorite Tip for Brides-to-Be?
Make sure at some point you and your husband get to spend some time just the two of you on your wedding day. There are so many people around that you want to celebrate with, but ultimately this day is about the two of you. Also dance with your husband more than just your first dance together that night!
Take the time to talk to and thank the people who came to your wedding that day. Whether it be in a receiving line or thanking them at each of the dinner tables, it means a lot to the people you asked to share in this special day.